Bamboo Among the Oaks Contemporary Writing by Hmong Americans by Mai Neng Moua

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Published by Minnesota Historical Society Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Hmong American authors,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • American - Asian American,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Asian American,
  • American literature,
  • 20th century,
  • Hmong Americans,
  • Literary collections

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8379145M
ISBN 100873514378
ISBN 109780873514378

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